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By R. Lee Lyman, Michael J. O'Brien, Robert C. Dunnell

Americanist tradition History reprints thirty-nine vintage works of Americanist archaeological literature released among 1907 and 1971. The articles, during which the foremost innovations and analytical recommendations of tradition heritage have been first outlined and mentioned, are reprinted, with unique pagination and references, to augment using this assortment as a examine and instructing source. The editors additionally comprise an creation that summarizes the increase and fall of the tradition background paradigm, making this quantity a superb creation to the field's fundamental literature.

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2. I III. With one or more scraping edges. Without or with notch (including circular). P~rf(}rators. Types differentiated by I. Cross-section. ) Round. 8) Quadrangular or irregular. 2. Stem. (A) Without stem. (B) With stem. John H. Wright et al. lIS AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST (N. , II, 1909 (a) Stem expanding gradually.

J . W;t:RDV] 2. ,vEETING II; (a') At one end. Base concave. Base straight. Base convex. Sides convex. One side convex, one side straight. (6') At both ends. (b) Ends convex. ) More or less circular. With stem. (A) Stem expanding from base- \\;th or without barbing. (a) BaSe concave. (6) Base straight. (t) Base convex. (B) Stem with sides parallel- with or without barbing. (a) Base concave. (6) Base straight. ) Base convex. (C) Stem contracting from base - with or without barbing. ( a) Base concave.

Pictographic records carved on stone, engraved or painted on bark, and painted on surfaces of many kinds, were almost entirely pictorial or graphic, slight advance having been made in the use of purely conventional characters, save as separate symbols or as ornamental designs. The lowest stage ranges well down in savagery where art in stone in its rudimentary forms had barely obtained a sure foothold, as with the Seri and other Lower Californians. From Areas of American Culture Characterization I I ' II I IJ ' ~ I 41 416 I ) I .

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